Nutrition Facts and Food Labels

Teach Your Teen about Food Labels

If decoding the information on a food package is a challenge for adults, think of how hard it is for teens who are just beginning to make choices for themselves.

Be a smart shopper by reading labels to find out more about the foods you eat. Learn the basics of the Nutrition Facts Panel, the meaning of health claims, terms and symbols on food packaging, and how to use that information to identify healthy choices.

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